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Greece History – the Theban Hegemony Part II

Greece History – the Theban Hegemony Part II

Almost at the same time, the wars that were to lead to the dissolution of the Boeotic hegemony and the Athenian maritime league began. In the Aegean, Chios, Kos and Rhodes, stirred up by Mausolus of Caria, joined forces with each other and with Byzantium, that war of secession began against Athens which is known as the social war of the Athenians (357). In central Greece Thebes, which together with its Thessalian allies predominated in the Delphic amphictyonic, tried by…

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Greece History – the Theban Hegemony Part I

Greece History – the Theban Hegemony Part I

Thebes at first found herself isolated; and it seemed to everyone that his resistance to the Spartans could not last long. Indeed, the Corinthian war seemed to have shown that Sparta, with the moral and financial support of Persia, was in the invincible peninsula. But conforming to the very nature of its dominance, based on force, Sparta, seeking to consolidate it with acts of brutal arrogance, hastened its ruin, which it was heading for by its very nature. Thus, in…

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Greece Food

Greece Food

Delicious starters In Greece, people like to eat that one or that bit of appetizer before they eat. These can be cheese cubes, but also cucumber or tomato slices, olives, mussels or small fish. Are also typical octopus salad (octopus salad) and Dolmadakia which are rolled grape leaves with rice and spices. Broad white beans in a spicy vegetable and tomato sauce are also typical. There is also aubergine salad, for which the aubergines are grilled and then pressed through…

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Greece Guide

Greece Guide

Greece – country information Country name Greece Official name Hellenic Republic Capital Athens Continent Europe Area 131,957 km2 Population 10,815,197 (2011) Foundation of a state 1/1/1829 The highest mountains Ólimbos (Olympus) 2917 m Longest rivers Aliakmon 297 km State system a pluralist republic with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Athens (capital) 3,200,000, Thessaloniki 435,000, Piraiévs (Piraeus) 175,000 Official language Greek Ethnicity/National Composition Greeks 96%, Macedonians 1.5%, Turks 0.7%, Albanians 0.6%, others 1.2% Religious affiliation orthodox 96%, muslim 1%, other…

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